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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL
  • Colorado Active Adult Retirement Communities

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Colorado  |  June 8, 2010 10:13 AM  |  1,509 views  |  No comments
    Anthem Ranch by Del Webb, ColoradoThe great state of Colorado is home to incredible natural scenery thanks to the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. The wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities is simply astounding! Although much of the state is either desert or mountain, residents enjoy the beauty of the four-seasons from shimmering white snow to colorful fall foliage. Colorado also claims to have some 300 days of sunshine every year … more than San Diego and even more than Miami Beach!

    There are some wonderful active adult communities in Colorado mostly located in the greater Denver and Front Range area. Overall, there are fewer 55+ communities in Colorado than in other states in the southwest however the area is quickly growing in popularity.

    Windsor Gardens, Denver, CO
    As the only active adult community in Denver, Windsor Gardens is surrounded by city conveniences including fine dining, cultural activities, professional sports and boutique shopping. There are 2,690 homes at Windsor Gardens including resale condos and townhomes priced from just $50,000 up to the mid $200’s. Residents enjoy a 35,000 square foot recreation center complete with fitness center, swimming pools, 9-hole golf course, restaurant, arts & crafts rooms, card room, stained glass room and woodworking shop. There is an on-site Activities Director creating a full social calendar full of exciting activities, trips, classes and events.

    Anthem Ranch by Del Webb, Broomfield, CO
    Anthem Ranch is the only Del Webb community in Colorado ideally located between Boulder and Denver. The community boasts magnificent views of the Rocky Mountain foothills, resort-style amenities and the famous Del Webb lifestyle. Residents of Anthem Ranch love The Aspen Lodge, pictured above, is a 30,000 square foot recreational facility featuring an amazing lineup of amenities. The Aspen Lodge is home to a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor lap pool, outdoor pool, arts & crafts studio, ceramics studio, movie theatre, computer center and more. Outside there are 30 miles of walking & biking trails, fishing lakes, an amphitheater and lovely open spaces. At Anthem Ranch you’ll find a fantastic collection of single family ranch homes beginning in the high $200’s.

    Heritage Todd Creek, Thorton, CO
    Just 25 minutes from downtown Denver is Heritage Todd Creek by Lennar. This 55+ Colorado community is set on 700 acres and will be home to 1,300 residences upon completion. Residents enjoy spectacular views of the Rockies, a fantastic clubhouse plus an 18-hole golf course. There are 20 different new construction floor plans to choose from including both single family and duplex ranch style. Prices begin in the low $300’s. Heritage Todd Creek boasts a magnificent community clubhouse complete with a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, aerobics studio, arts & crafts studio, library, computer center and so much more. The 33,000 square foot clubhouse is the perfect meeting place for residents participating in the countless clubs and activities organized by the communities full-time Lifestyle Director.

    For more information and photos of this and other CO active adult retirement communities please visit 55Places.com. To stay in touch with us please join our Facebook page by clicking the Facebook link below.


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